Gurmit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 24, 1993

Male, age 22

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurmit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 24, 1993, in Jagraon, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, May 24, 1993

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on May 24, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Jagraon

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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